Accounting & Finance Job Titles
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THE RIGHT FIT. As the field continues to evolve, so do job titles and responsibilities, including the skills and experience level required. Rest assured, if you don’t find the exact job title in the brief listing on this page, to fill a specific need in your organization, we will consult with you to custom tailor your requirements and then find the skilled professional who fits perfectly.
- Accounts Payable. Reviews invoices from vendors, matches documents, codes and batches, assembles voucher packages for approval and processes checks. May also post transactions to journals, ledgers and other records.
- Accounts Receivable. Processes incoming payments from customers. Sends invoices to customers, reviews cash receipts and allocates payments against specific transactions.
- Payroll Specialist. Confirms calculations related to time worked, wages, deductions, and exemptions are made accurately. Posts payroll data, prepares tax reports and sees that the employer’s share of applicable taxes is paid.
- Bookkeeper. Handles all accounts located on the financial statements. Reconciles sub-ledgers to the general ledger, and arrives at trial balance. Duties may also include payroll processing.
- Credit Analyst. Analyzes the financial statements of potential borrowers, negotiating payment plans, and ensuring accuracy in reporting systems. May also analyze and adjust credit standards for the organization.
- Commercial Collector. Provides customer service regarding collection issues; processes customer refunds; reviews account adjustments; and resolves discrepancies and short payments.
- Internal Auditor. Determines effectiveness of controls, accuracy of financial records, and efficiency of operations. Monitors and tests for potential risk in policies, processes, and information technology. May also initiate and maintain compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley.
- Financial Analyst. Analyzes past and present financial data; trends and costs; estimated and realized revenues; and administrative commitments. Evaluates and analyzes capital expenditures, depreciation, proposals, investment opportunities, rate of return, profit plans, operating records and financial statements.
- Treasury Manager. Manages cash and increases the profitability of an organization by working on periodic liquidity requirement. Determines fund resources and then invests excess cash in capital markets. Also prepares financial statements according to regulations.
- Cash Manager. Oversees daily cash application of payments made. Continually evaluates the effectiveness of operational procedures and controls to maximize departmental productivity and minimize errors. Assists in daily and monthly cash reconciliation process.
- Accountant. Projects accounting data to show the effects of proposed plans on capital investments, income, cash position, and overall financial condition. Analyzes financial information detailing assets, liabilities, and capital, and prepares balance sheet, profit and loss statement, and other reports to summarize an organization’s current and projected financial position.
- Cost Accountant. Measures the cost of producing products or services by determining the fixed and variable expenses. Presents cost information to management to aid in determining profit and loss. Also may be responsible for taking inventory, installing and maintaining cost systems, analyzing variances, forecasting, and budgeting.
- Medical Biller. Handles patient billing, including verification of invoice information, maintenance of third party billing records, resolution of problems, and following up on submitted claims. Verifies medical insurance coverage for patient and extent of benefits.
- Tax Accountant. Is typically responsible for preparing and filing taxes for individuals and organizations, financial planning, interpreting tax law, and reviewing past tax filings. Creates strategies to reduce taxes owed while complying with generally accepted accounting principles and the law.
- Controller. Leads accounting operations, including the production of periodic financial reports, maintenance of an adequate records system, and a comprehensive set of controls and budgets to mitigate risk and enhance the accuracy and compliance of financial reports.
- Treasury Analyst. Ensures an efficient banking structure to support an organization’s overall operations by overseeing operational and strategic projects. Assists with the development of cash management banking solutions for all segments of an organization and supports the cash forecasting process.
- Senior Accountant. Prepares and reconciles financial statements, analyzes accounting processes and closes the books after yearly audits are complete. Is often responsible for the general ledger and balance sheet, as well as income statement analysis and performance analysis. May lead a team of accountants.
- Accounting Manager. Develops and maintains accounting principles, practices and procedures to ensure accurate and timely financial statements. Addresses general ledger preparation, financial reporting, year-end audit preparation and the support of budget and forecast activities. May advise management on matters such as effective use of resources and control of expenditures.